Where Did We Come From?

Nuclear chemist Cole Pruitt explains what Nuclear Pasta is and how we were all born inside the core of giant stars.” (YouTube)

This is a brief yet excellent summary of where we came from… or rather, where all the elements that make us came from. It’s described by Cole Pruitt, and animated by Jorge Cham of PHD Comics fame. Basically, pasta… and dying stars.

Onwards!

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One Response to Where Did We Come From?

  1. magnocrat says:

    The much more tricky problem is just how those elements managed to assemble themselves into duplicating molecules . There was no natural selection. Richard Dawkins appeals to chance over aeons of time. A better bet than intelligent creation but grasping at straws nonetheless.

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